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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Evaluates. : ASSESSES
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Unlike: Abbr. : DIFF
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Motorist's concern. : FLATTIRE
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Holding period. : TENURE
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Begot. : FATHERED
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Bend back. : REFLEX
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"What ___ saying?" : AMI
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Returned part of payment. : REBATED
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Calendar abbreviation. : SEP
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Mosque priest. : IMAM
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Bulrushes. : TULES
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What "adeste" means. : COME
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Nerve networks. : RETIA
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Gluttony, for one. : SIN
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Trained pigeon. : HOMER
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Early center of Christianity. : EDESSA
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Neighboring. : ADJACENT
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Drink: Colloq. : SWIG
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One of the Channel Islands. : SARK
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Car part. : RADIATOR
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Betake oneself. : REPAIR
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Article of clothing. : APRON
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Jardin ___ Plantes. : DES
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Creator of Tigger, Eeyore, etc. : MILNE
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Indefinite period of time. : SPAN
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Hindu ascetics. : YOGIS
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Petty quarrel. : TIFF
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O. T. book: Abbr. : HOS
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Tree with white flowers. : CATALPA
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Fromage ___ (soft cheese): Fr. : MOU
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Prize. : ESTEEM
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Namesakes of Hero's hero. : LEANDERS
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Predominates. : REIGNS
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Shelter. : ENSCONCE
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Gael. : SCOT
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Special period of time. : SEMESTER
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Business: Fr. : AFFAIRE
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Shut the door, in a way. : SLAMMED
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Glut. : SATIATE
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Old verb ending. : ETH
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Suffix with trick or truck. : STER
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River to the Danube. : SIRET
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Volcano on Ross Island, Antarctica. : EREBUS
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City in Missouri. : SEDALIA
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Written instrument. : DEED
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Military abbreviation. : INF
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Offensive. : FULSOME
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Enjoyers of civil liberties. : FREEMEN
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Authority. : EXPERT
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Cares for. : TENDS
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Diplomatic delegation. : MISSION
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Pilot's place. : COCKPIT
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City on the Nile. : ASWAN
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Odalisque's home. : HAREM
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Small island. : AIT
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Clash. : JAR
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"Waiting for ___." : GODOT
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Puts side by side. : APPOSES
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Rigorous. : DRASTIC
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Entertains. : REGALES
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Food. : ALIMENT
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Valid. : INFORCE
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Naysayer. : REFUSER
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Bon ___, fragrant tea rose. : SILENE
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Vegetables. : YAMS
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Short burst of activity. : SPASM
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Hundredth part. : CENT
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Suffix indicating action. : ANCE
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Self-esteem. : EGO
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Festive affairs, in London. : DOS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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